Top 5 Eyewear Companies in the World

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Top 5 Eyewear Companies in the World

The global eyewear market reached a value of US$ 149.3 Billion in 2022. As per the analysis by IMARC Group, the top companies in the eyewear industry are focusing on expansion, product innovations, and branding strategies to strengthen their market presence. Moreover, the increasing consumer awareness regarding the importance of eye health and regular checkups is one of the key factors driving the market growth. Furthermore, manufacturers are focusing on the recent development of smart glasses that are equipped with built-in electronics, displays, cameras, and sensors to provide several features, such as voice recognition, health tracking, audio/video control, and navigation, which is positively influencing the market growth. Additionally, the rising geriatric population, which is susceptible to age-related vision disorders, such as presbyopia, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and dry eye syndrome, is providing a thrust to market growth. Besides this, the utilization of three-dimensional (3D) printing to produce customized products that fit perfectly and enhance user comfort is favoring the market growth. Furthermore, aggressive promotional and branding activities by companies through social media campaigns, advertisements, and celebrity endorsements are supporting market growth. Apart from this, the growing demand for luxury eyewear is prompting companies to focus on product design, aesthetics, style, and embellishment to appease fashion-conscious consumers. Along with this, the companies are developing specialized eyewear for athletes, workers, technicians, and medical professionals, which, in turn, is propelling the market growth. Other factors, including rising expenditure capacities of consumers, extensive research and development (R&D) activities, and easy product availability across e-commerce platforms, are anticipated to drive market growth. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market value to reach US$ 222.1 Billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period (2023-2028).

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List of Top Companies Operating in the Eyewear Industry Worldwide:

The global eyewear market has several major players including Luxottica Group S.p.A., Essilor International SAS, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Safilo Group S.p.A. and Alcon Vision LLC. More information about these companies has been provided below. 

1. Luxottica Group S.p.A.

Establishment:

1961

Headquarters:

Milan, Italy

Website:

https://www.luxottica.com/en/


Luxottica Group S.p.A. is an Italy-based eyewear manufacturer that produces fashion, luxury, and sports eyewear under brand names such as Ray-Ban, Presol, Oliver Peoples, Oakley, Costa del Mar, and Arnette. The company's product range includes eyeglasses, sunglasses, frames, and lenses. Luxottica Group S.p.A. is heavily investing in research and development (R&D) activities and holds patents for several innovations, such as Prizm Lens technology, which enhances color and contrast for specific environments. Furthermore, it has developed smart eyewear products, including Ray-Ban stories, which allow users to take photos, record videos, and make phone calls.

2. Essilor International SAS

Establishment:

1849

Headquarters:

Charenton-le-Pont, France

Website:

https://www.essilorluxottica.com/


Essilor International SAS is an eyewear company that designs, manufactures, and distributes ophthalmic lenses, frames, and eyewear equipment. Its popular products include Eyezen, Varilux, and Xperio. The company is focused on product innovations and has developed photochromic lens technology that automatically adjusts to changing light conditions. Furthermore, Essilor International SAS holds a patent for an advanced lens coating technology called Crizal, which provides anti-reflective properties, scratch resistance, and ultraviolet (UV) protection. The company has invested in its online presence and launched its own e-commerce platform to compete with other online retailers.

3. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

Establishment:

1959

Headquarters:

Florida, United States

Website:

https://www.jjvision.com/


Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. is a multinational company (MNC) that provides eye health products and services. The company’s product portfolio consists of ophthalmic frames, lenses, sunglasses, and disposable contact lenses. It also offers a comprehensive range of contact lenses, including daily disposable, monthly disposable, multifocal, and toric lenses for astigmatism. Furthermore, the company also provides various services, such as patient education and support, fitting of contact lenses, and after-sales support.

4. Safilo Group S.p.A.

Establishment:

1878

Headquarters:

Padua, Italy

Website:

https://www.safilogroup.com/en


Safilo Group S.p.A. is an Italian company that designs and produces eyewear under various licensed and proprietary brands, such as Polaroid, Smith, Carrera, and Blenders. The organization focuses on designing, manufacturing, and distributing sunglasses, prescription frames, outdoor eyewear, goggles, and helmets. It has also partnered with global fashion brands to design eyewear collections, such as Fossil, Carolina Herrera, Hugo, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs, and Tommy Hilfiger. The company is committed to sustainable development goals and has manufactured new products using eco-friendly materials and processing techniques.

5. Alcon Vision LLC

Establishment:

1945

Headquarters:

Geneva, Switzerland

Website:

https://www.alcon.com/


Alcon Vision LLC is a global eye care device company with a complementary business in surgical and vision care. It offers a comprehensive range of products, including eye drops, contact lenses, and surgical equipment. Furthermore, the company is focused on developing cutting-edge innovations and technologies to treat eye diseases and conditions. The company has focused on cutting-edge innovation and breakthrough technology, transforming the way to treat eye diseases and eye conditions.

About Author:

Shree Basu

Senior Content Writer at IMARC Services Private Limited 

Shree Basu is an experienced content writer with a passion for researching about diverse markets, ranging from technology to chemistry to agriculture. She has around two years of experience in different aspects of market research and has worked with multiple startups and enterprises in the B2B, B2C, and retail industries. In her free time, Shree enjoys reading, feeding stray animals, and watching crime documentaries

 

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